Appr.



appr.
approximate
approximately
Historical Examples

The inner husk or proper coat of the cereal grains, sifted from the flour; appr., that of wheat.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

A name applied to several minerals; appr., zinc-blend, or native sulphuret of zinc—the black jack of miners.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

A bloted fish; appr., a herring slightly salted, and only very slightly dried and smoked.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

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